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  • Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council, talks about the impact of Brexit on the fashion industry and talent.

  • CNBC’s Matt Taylor talks to Steven Joyce, finance minister of New Zealand, about protectionism and Australia and New Zealand’s relationship with the new U.S. administration.

  • CNBC’s Hadley Gamble talks about what key topics are expected to arise at the Munich Security Conference, and what important talks may take place.

  • NZ finmin on protectionism and being Bill English's 'wingman'

    Steven Joyce, finance minister of New Zealand, talks about what's on his agenda in terms of growth and debt reduction in New Zealand.

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japan's exports are seen rising for the second straight month in January, supported by a global economic recovery and a soft yen while imports are expected to rise for the first time in about two years, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. "The global economy continued its recovery trend thanks to a pickup in emerging economies," said Takeshi Minami, chief...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar wallowed near a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday after upbeat economic data failed to lift Treasury yields, with underlying concerns about U.S. trade policy capping greenback attempts to bounce. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S....

  • Worst fears over trade have abated: Economist

    Michala Marcussen of Société Générale weighs in on the impact President Trump's tax reform and border tariff plans might have.

  • Mexico buys nearly all its corn imports from the United States- shipments that totaled 13.603 million tonnes in the year ending Aug. 31, 2016. A grain buyer at a corn mill in Mexico told Reuters in an email on Thursday he had already asked for price quotes from Brazilian and Argentine exporters for corn shipments to Mexico. Mexico tends to import grain from South...

  • Stock funds based in the United States attracted nearly $11.5 billion during the week ended Feb. 15, including $8.9 billion into funds invested domestically, the data showed. "Trump's anti-trade rhetoric with China and Japan have lessened over the last week," said Tom Roseen, head of research services for Thomson Reuters Lipper. Trump, who last month accused China...

  • Trump hasn't laid out NAFTA plans: PIIE

    However, both the U.S. and Mexico seem "forthcoming" about the renegotiations, says Kent Boydston of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  • *OPEC may extend or deepen cuts if global supply glut persists. OPEC, others promised to cut 1.8 mln bpd in H1. Prices have traded in a tight $5- range since OPEC and other exporters including Russia agreed last year to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day to reduce a price-sapping glut.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 16- Mexico's agriculture minister said on Thursday he will lead a business delegation to Argentina and Brazil to buy yellow corn, part of a drive to lessen Mexico's dependence on U.S. exports as President Donald Trump threatens to upend long-standing free trade between the two countries. For years, Mexico has relied on U.S. yellow corn imports...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Britain should be prepared to scrap all tariffs on imports unilaterally when it leaves the European Union to give consumers and the broader economy a boost, even if it hurts some businesses, economists who favour Brexit said on Thursday. Britain's government has said it wants to reach a free-trade agreement with the EU when it leaves the bloc, which...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Iranian steel imports have become the latest threat to European steelmakers, their trade group said on Thursday, after imports from Iran rose by nearly eight times between 2013 and 2016.. Steel lobby group Eurofer said on Thursday that Iranian exports to Europe had leapt to just over 1 million tonnes annually, putting the country just behind India...

  • Brian Goldner, CEO of Hasbro featured on Mad Money with Jim Cramer on May 10, 2016. Ashlee Espinal | CNBC

    You have to think about tax reform "holistically," Hasbro's Brian Goldner says.

  • CAIRO, Feb 16- Egypt's agricultural exporters are seeing a surge in demand and finding new foreign markets only months after the currency was floated, with many rushing to expand capacity to keep up. "Demand has doubled, with every product gaining one or two markets," said Mostafa al-Naggari, Chairman of Fresh Fruit Co, which recently signed deals to ship to China and...

  • The bigger risk I think is politics and not a weakening in the economic data: Kleintop

    John Silvia, Wells Fargo Chief Economist, and Jeffrey Kleintop, Charles Schwab Chief Global Investment Strategist, weigh in on the markets, inflation and trade policy.

  • CAIRO, Feb 16- Egypt's agricultural exporters are seeing a surge in demand and finding new foreign markets only months after the currency was floated, with many rushing to expand capacity to keep up. "Demand has doubled, with every product gaining one or two markets," said Mostafa al-Naggari, Chairman of Fresh Fruit Co, which recently signed deals to ship to China and...

  • JERUSALEM, Feb 16- Israel's economy shot up in the final three months of 2016 and looks set to have grown annually by 4 percent, easily outstripping the central bank's expectations. On an annualised basis, gross domestic product soared 6.2 percent in the fourth quarter, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday, as it also revised up the annualised...

  • NOGALES, Arizona, Feb 16- For up to 16 hours a day, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and mangoes grown in Mexico flow north through a border checkpoint into Nogales, Arizona, helping to ensure a year-round supply of fresh produce across the United States. Now in office, Trump is considering a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico, one of several ideas under review in...